HSBC is the focus of a number of US inquiries. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:03

HSBC bank found itself in the centre of a global storm yesterday in the wake of the disclosures concerning its Geneva bank’s dealings with clients lin(...)

The  HSBC  logo seen on a branch in  Switzerland. Photograph: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

John Crossan (born 1945), a businessman based in Porthaw, Co Donegal, appears in the HSBC files, where he is described as a jeweller. The file indicat(...)

An economist based in Galway who had an account with HSBC in Geneva has said it was suggested to him by an official there that he switch his money fro(...)

HSBC, one of the largest banks in the world, has come close to admitting that its Swiss branch was used to facilitate tax evasion and money laundering(...)

 HSBC Private Bank in Geneva, which held an account belonging to Tralee businessman John Cashell. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

A Co Kerry businessman who was prosecuted by the Revenue Commissioners last year was assured by HSBC Private Banking in Switzerland in 2005 that infor(...)

Aidan O’Brien: features in files given to the Revenue in 2010. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/©INPHO

Irish racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien (45) is among the Irish people who feature in the files from HSBC Private Banking in Geneva given to the Revenue(...)

Switzerland is by far the most popular country for Irish residents who have money on deposit in countries that agreed to apply a withholding tax as pa(...)

Former chairman of the Irish tax authority Josephine Feehily: the Revenue Commissioners has recovered €4.55 million since it received data in June 2010. Photograph: Eric Luke

  The Revenue Commissioners was told that it did not have sufficient evidence to support a charge of facilitating tax evasion against the (...)

David Hodgkinson became chair of AIB 2:03

HSBC, which is one of the world’s most profitable banks, has been at the centre of a number of major controversies over recent years and has made prov(...)

The bank’s management admitted that standards were not as they should have been in HSBC Geneva, but claiming that new management is working to improve the culture in the Swiss bank. 2:03

A huge cache of secret files from the Swiss branch of one of the world’s largest banks includes Irish people who made tax settlements with the Revenue(...)